Katherine Gallo, Esq. – Law Offices of Katherine Gallo

Practice/Organization Description

Since 1994, served as a court assigned or party selected private Discovery Referee or Special Master in over 200 hotly contested, complex litigated matters in the fields of business, insurance, construction, employment, real estate, family law and personal injury. These assignments have come from the Superior Courts of Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Francisco, San Mateo Santa Clara and Sonoma counties.

Handled over 500 cases as a Mediator or Pro-tem Settlement Judge with a settlement rate in excess of 90% in the areas of real property (including eminent domain, easements and commissions), personal injury, product liability, elder abuse, construction defect (including liens and construction operations losses), employment (including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and wage and hour claims), business disputes, mortgage and foreclosure matters and Lemon Law.

Ms. Gallo is known for her extensive discovery seminars, in house discovery training, and go-to articles on the discovery process.

Handled over 500 cases as a Mediator or Pro-tem Settlement Judge with a settlement rate in excess of 90% in the areas of real property (including eminent domain, easements and commissions), personal injury, product liability, elder abuse, construction defect (including liens and construction operations losses), employment (including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and wage and hour claims), business disputes, mortgage and foreclosure matters and Lemon Law

Founder-Author at www.resolvingdiscoverydisputes.com. The blog focuses on how to use discovery to reach your evaluation, mediation and trial goals. The blog has statutory authority and current case law, allowing attorneys to use the blog for research to determine what their obligations are in propounding and responding to discovery.

Bar Admissions

California 1986

U.S. District Court Norther District of California 1986

Education

University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law JD 1986

University of California at Irvine BA Political Science 1981

Professional Associations & Memberships

Bar Association of San Francisco

Member of California Academy of Distinquished Neutrals

Contact

969G Edgewater Blvd. Suite 345
Foster City, CA 94404, United States

  • 650-571-1011
  • 650-573-8446

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Litigation
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